MAGNETO (Magento)

Spacecraft name MAGNETO (Magento)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher not launched
Organisation University of Southern California
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters US

Educational mission to take magnetometer measurements with no uplink capability.


Build, integration and launch a 1U satellite within a single semester. Take magnetometer measurements. UHF Beacon only to send information down, no active control and no uplink capability.

Payload objectives include creating a high fidelity map of magnetic field strength using Sponsor sensors, acquiring data in launch environment (to be transmitted once in orbit), and validating electronics on orbit.

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Last modified: 2023-12-15

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